Chlamydate

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Chlamydate (Zoöl) Having a mantle; -- applied to certain gastropods.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • chlamydate Provided with a mantle or pallium, as a mollusk; palliate: the opposite of achlamydate. The chlamydate Branchiogasteropods are usually provided with branchiæ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. chlamydatus, dressed in a military cloak. See Chlamys

Usage

In literature:

Athelstan, donatum chlamyde coccinea, gemmato balteo, ense Saxonico cum vagina aurea.
"View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Henry Hallam
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